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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 5:00:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 75° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.65 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.87 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.72 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miNorth951.72 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.7"7.88 miEast0° 00' 14.0"0.27 miNorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 17:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 60' North, Longitude: 152° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.98 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.48 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 33' 30.3"988.56 miWest0° 08' 18.7"9.52 miSouth988.84 mi
24 hours10° 31' 21.2"714.55 miEast3° 31' 21.6"242.10 miSouth758.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La PazSat 1:00 PM1082 km672 miles584 nmNortheast NE
SucreSat 1:00 PM1162 km722 miles627 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santiago *Sat 2:00 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendozaSat 2:00 PM1232 km766 miles665 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LimaSat 12:00 Noon1271 km790 miles686 nmNorth N
CórdobaSat 2:00 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 12:00 Noon1695 km1053 miles915 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RosarioSat 2:00 PM1789 km1112 miles966 nmSoutheast SE
Asuncion *Sat 2:00 PM1815 km1128 miles980 nmEast E
Buenos AiresSat 2:00 PM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmSoutheast SE

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